161 Nigerians, who have been stranded in Libya voluntarily returned to the country yesterday. The returnees journey back to Nigeria was facilitated by International Oganisation for Migration, IOM, after the FG asked for its assistance after confirming that some Nigerians were willing to return home. .
The group was made up of 101 females and 60 males, 7 children, and 2 infants. There were also three unaccompanied minors while three of the deportees needed medical care. .
The Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Mohammed Sidi, said the deportees would be given some token to go back to their respective destinations. He also advised those leaving the country in search of greener pastures to have a rethink and stay in the country to develop it.
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